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Hynix unveils roadmap for 70-nm NAND flash
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9/30/2005   Post a comment
Korean chip maker Hynix Semiconductor Inc. has disclosed an aggressive product roadmap to mass produce NAND-based flash memory.
Bird mulls handset manufacture in India
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9/30/2005   Post a comment
China’s largest mobile handset manufacturer, Bird, is considering setting up a handset manufacturing plant in India but will decide after talks with supplier and software developers back in China.
Malaysia foundry, Taiwan design house team up
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9/28/2005   Post a comment
Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Goyatek have entered into an agreement to jointly develop and support fabless semiconductor customers worldwide.
California Micro, Epson ink foundry deal
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9/27/2005   Post a comment
Semiconductor supplier California Micro Devices has completed a wafer supply agreement with Seiko Epson Corp., engaging the Japan-based Epson foundry as a high-volume wafer source for ICs targeting the mobile handset, personal computer and digital consumer electronics markets.
Ciena to set up research center in India
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9/26/2005   Post a comment
Telecom equipment maker Ciena Corp. will set up a research center at Gurgaon near New Delhi, its first R&D center outside North America.
Ericsson teams with Partner on HSDPA
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9/23/2005   Post a comment
Israeli telcom operator Partner has selected Ericsson as a supplier for its 3G network expansion and upgrade to High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA).
Philips Semiconductors targets PC market
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9/22/2005   Post a comment
Philips Semiconductors has designated the PC market as “one of the top three high-growth areas” for the company’s newly organized Home business unit.
House OKs manufacturing technology bill
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9/22/2005   Post a comment
The House approved legislation that seeks to boost U.S. manufacturing technology.
Microsoft to push broadband access in India
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9/22/2005   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. said it will join forces with telecommunications service providers, PC companies and banks here to offer a broadband and PC package at affordable rates.
Freescale partners with Indian design houses
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9/22/2005   Post a comment
Instead of waiting for the Indian semiconductor market to grow, Freescale Semiconductor is partnering with Indian design houses to create solutions around Freescale products for the regional and even global market.
Qualcomm raises guidance
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9/21/2005   Post a comment
Wireless technology provider Qualcomm Inc. has increased its financial guidance for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended Sept. 25, 2005.
India sets up committee to study innovation, funding
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9/21/2005   Post a comment
India’s Planning Commission has set up a Committee on Technological Innovation and venture capital that will scan the country’s policy environment for venture capital and examine technological innovation.
Samsung reportedly fined by regulators for false documents
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9/20/2005   Post a comment
South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. has been fined 60 million won ($58,000) by the Korean regulatory agency Fair Trade Commission for obstructing a government investigation and falsifying pertinent documents, according to several online press reports.
India to launch a dozen satellites over 5 years
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9/20/2005   Post a comment
India plans to launch as many as a dozen communications satellites in the next five years at an overall cost of about $750 million.
Digital waterwark software targets passport security
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9/19/2005   Post a comment
Digimarc Corp. and a Hungarian partner said they are developing interoperable digital watermark software for detecting security features on travel documents.
China's ZTE plans WiMAX trial in Pakistan
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9/19/2005   Post a comment
WiMAX will soon be touching down in Pakistan.
DVD Forum to study China-only format
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9/16/2005   Post a comment
The DVD Forum is studying the possibility of a Chinese-only format based on the HD DVD spec.
India's ISRO, Boeing put joint plans on hold
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9/16/2005   Post a comment
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Boeing Satellite Systems have put on hold plans to jointly and market two-ton class communications satellites, because of a change in the business plans of the U.S. entity, according to a report by the Press Trust of India.
Is Singapore hitting the skids as electronics hub?
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9/16/2005   Post a comment
Despite recent setbacks like the loss of manufacturing operations to cheaper destinations, government officials and analysts said Singapore still has plenty of gas left in the tank as an Asian electronics hub.
Japan electronics industry should consolidate
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9/16/2005   Post a comment
Under attack from lower-cost Asian competitors, Japan's fragmented electronics industry, must consolidate in order to achieve respectable profitability levels, analysts and industry executives said according to a Reuters report.
Exec nabbed in Infineon investigation, says report
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9/15/2005   Post a comment
A German prosecutor said the president of Swiss BF Consulting AG was arrested in the investigation into bribery allegations involving two former workers for Infineon Technologies AG and its sponsorship of motor sports, according to an Associated Press report.
Samsung reportedly seeks to cut LCD investment
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9/15/2005   Post a comment
Faced with lagging profits the first half of the year, South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. may slash its hefty investments in liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturing if the trend continues, according to a Korea Herald report.
Aylus Networks plans R&D center in Bangalore
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9/15/2005   Post a comment
Aylus Networks Inc. will set up a global R&D center in Bangalore, to work in tandem with the company’s center in Westford, Mass., to build mobility management solutions, enabling service providers deliver mobile broadcast TV/video and multimedia services across multiple access networks.
U.S. consortium interested in India fab
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9/15/2005   Post a comment
A consortium of Indian equipment companies in the U.S. has expressed interest in putting up a wafer fab in India, with the Indian government agreeing to the proposal in principal.
Flextronics reportedly plans second plant in India
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9/14/2005   Post a comment
Electronic manufacturing services provider Flextronics will set up a second plant in India, initially investing $30 million to $50 million with additional investments of $300 million to $500 million over the next 10 to 15 years, according to a Reuters report.
Samsung reportedly considering handset plant in India
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9/14/2005   Post a comment
South Korea’s Samsung Electronics is considering construction of a manufacturing plant In India to make wireless handsets.
China kämpft weiterhin mit großen IP-Problemen
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9/13/2005   Post a comment
China könnte durchaus in absehbarer Zeit das 'Silicon Valley des Ostens' für sich in Anspruch nehmen. Geld und Infrastruktur sind vorhanden - aber das IP-Problem ist derzeit immer noch das große Fragezeichen.
Intel reportedly puts plans for India plant on hold
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9/12/2005   Post a comment
Intel Corp. has decided to put off its plans to have an assembly test facility in India, as the Indian government has declined to grant it the various concessions it had asked for, according to a report in Business Standard.
Motorola grabs European R&D team from Mitsubishi
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9/9/2005   Post a comment
Motorola Inc. has acquired a European team of i-mode design employees and a research center in western France from Melco Mobile Communication Europe (MMCE), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
Low-cost computing, wireless dominate Indian R & D
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9/9/2005   Post a comment
The annual report of India’s ministry of information technology for 2004 to 2005 has disclosed research and development programs not in the public eye, focusing largely on affordable computing and next-generation wireless communications.
Access to buy PalmSource for $324 million
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9/9/2005   Post a comment
Tokyo based Access Co. Ltd., Japan's top mobile browser supplier, will acquire Palm operating system company PalmSource Inc. for $324.3 million in cash.
Ericsson to license 3G platform to NEC
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9/8/2005   Post a comment
Ericsson Mobile Platforms has agreed to license its U250 WCDMA/GPRS mobile platform to Japan-based NEC Corp.
Renesas to collaborate on auto electronics in China
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9/8/2005   Post a comment
Renesas Technology Corp. said it will supply microprocessor technology and technical support as part of a plan to collaborate with the China Automotive Technology and Research Center.
Indian VLSI group cites dearth of design skills
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9/7/2005   Post a comment
Though hundreds of thousands of engineers graduate from over 1,300 technical institutions in India, the numbers of those with VLSI design skills is meager, according to Indian industry group VLSI Society.
India takes equity stake in Galileo project
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9/7/2005   Post a comment
India will invest in Europe's Galileo project, the satellite positioning and navigation system.
Indian carrier to float $5 billion tender offer for telecom gear
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9/7/2005   Post a comment
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., India's state-owned telecom services company, will float a tender offer for telecom equipment worth nearly $5 billion.
Ericsson to invest $1 billon in China as 3G grows
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9/7/2005   Post a comment
Swedish mobile phone supplier Ericsson has announced it would invest $1 billion in China over the next three years to meet growing demand for 3G and 4G telecom services there.
Brazil seeks to establish semi industry
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9/6/2005   Post a comment
Brazilian authorities will announce Wednesday plans to establish a semiconductor industry in the state of Minas Gerais, where a technology park spanning 990 acres is being dedicated to semiconductor manufacturing and design.
Samsung pumps $1.7 billion more into Gen 7 LCD plant
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9/6/2005   Post a comment
South Korean electronics company Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd has decided to invest an additional $1.7 billion into its second seventh-generation liquid crystal display (LCD) plant located in Tangjeong, southeast of Seoul.
India's Mistral seeks funding by year end
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9/6/2005   Post a comment
Mistral Software, an eight-year old Indian embedded software and hardware development firm, will decide either a merger, acquisition or infusion of venture funds by the year-end.
Study: India to be handset manufacturing hub by 2006
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9/2/2005   Post a comment
India has emerged as the second largest mobile handset market in the world and is poised to become a global hub for mobile handset manufacturers by early 2006, say industry observers.
India, U.S. expected to sign science and technology deal
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9/2/2005   Post a comment
The U.S. and India will sign an Indo-US Science and Technology Umbrella Agreement that is expected to resolved lingering intellectual property issues.
Alcatel takes majority stake in India research venture
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9/2/2005   Post a comment
France's Alcatel will hold a 51-percent equity stake in a joint venture to pursue broadband wireless research with the Indian government’s Center for Development of Telematics.
Registrants for India's .in domain reach 130,000
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9/1/2005   Post a comment
More than 130,000 registrants have taken up the .in domain name registration, under a plan by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of India to overcome the lack of a national domain registration name. The number is up from the just 6,500 .in registrations in January.
WFI wins $10 million 3G contract for Europe
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9/1/2005   Post a comment
Wireless network systems provider Wireless Facilities Inc. has been awarded a network services contract valued at $10 million to provide 2G and 3G network optimization for a major wireless carrier in Europe.


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